OSCAR ISAAC is classically trained with an internationally diverse heritage, and
is poised to take Hollywood by storm. He previously worked with co-star Abbie
Cornish on Zack Snyder's SUCKER PUNCH. His other upcoming films include DRIVE,
starring opposite Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan and directed by Nicolas
Winding Refn; TEN YEAR, directed by Jamie Linden and co-starring Channing Tatum,
Anthony Mackie, Rosario Dawson, and Justin Long; CRISTIADA, opposite Andy
Garcia; and STILL I RISE, opposite Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis. In AGORA,
directed by Academy Award winner Alejandro Amenabar, Isaac co-starred opposite
Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz and Max Minghella. In 2009, Isaac won the
Australian Film Institute Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in BALIBO
playing Nobel Peace Prize winner, Jose Ramos Horta. Issac co-starred in ROBIN
HOOD and BODY OF LIES, both directed by Ridley Scott; and was also seen in
Steven Soderbergh's CHE, with Benicio del Toro.
His first starring role was as Shiv opposite Paddy Considine and Radha Mitchell
in the critically lauded PU-239. The film was directed by Scott Z. Burns and
premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2006 and aired on HBO in 2007. Isaac
wowed audiences with his performance as Joseph in New Line Cinema's Christmas
drama, THE NATIVITY STORY, which chronicled the arduous journey of Mary and
Joseph, a miraculous pregnancy, and the history-defining birth of Jesus. It was
the first film ever to premiere at the Vatican.
Isaac has also garnered superb reviews for his stage work, his credits include
the title role in "Romeo and Juliet" and "Two Gentlemen of Verona," both for The
Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park; "Beauty of the Father" by Pulitzer
Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz at Manhattan Theatre Club; and "Grace" with
Lynn Redgrave at the MCC Theater. Isaac also writes and performs music with his
band. He was raised in Miami and currently resides in New York.
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